After a 16th significant oil spill was discovered this week in the wake of Colorado’s historic flooding, state regulators are warning people to stay away from areas where spills have taken place.
DENVER (AP) – Another oil spill due to flooding has been found in northern Colorado, bringing the total amount of oil released in and near the South Platte River to about 43,000 gallons, state regulators […]
As inspectors with the state of Colorado and the Environmental Protection Agency begin looking into oil spills that have resulted from the state’s historic flooding, some farmers and ranchers are viewing the state’s waterways that flows near their land with concern.
Oil and gas officials and state regulators say it’s unclear if flooded drilling sites around Colorado will result in any groundwater or soil contamination.
Oil company workers looking for the source of a liquid hydrocarbon found near Parachute Creek are focusing on a valve box for a pipeline carrying natural gas liquids away from a natural gas plant.
The Colorado Oil and Gas Commission says the state produced nearly 48 million barrels of oil in 2012, an amount not seen in decades.
State officials say PDC Energy estimates 84,000 gallons of fracking flowback water sprayed out from one of its oil wells after a mechanical problem this week.
The Colorado Oil and Gas Conservation Commission has made a decision that has upset both environmentalists and drilling companies.
Colorado water officials have agreed to spend $72,000 to explore a proposal to divert water from Wyoming to the Front Range.